The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 29 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 5.04% 2.21% 2.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 63.64% 37.50% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 4
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +26.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £39,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Firewall
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Communications & Networking Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 8 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 7.91% 5.88% 21.90%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 27
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +27.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £27,900 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £37,123
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Firewall
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Preston region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Preston

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Preston region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Preston

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Preston region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Solaris
2 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) IIS
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Apache
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) Juniper
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Internet
5 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) PHP
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco
6 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (25.00%) McAfee
6 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
6 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (25.00%) Sun
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) QA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Preston region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) IIS
1 5 (62.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Solaris
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) McAfee
4 2 (25.00%) WatchGuard
4 2 (25.00%) Sun
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco